DESCRIPTION: The Managing Attorney is responsible for the day to day operation of the Yuma office. In addition to supervising staff and carrying a case load, the manager will be expected to play an active leadership role in CLS' commitment to engage in strategic advocacy, to address civil legal problems of community members with low incomes and increase access to justice for all Arizonans, as well as other duties contained in the job description.
LOCATION: Yuma Office of Community Legal Services. 204 South, 1st Avenue- Yuma, AZ 85364
REQUIREMENTS: The qualified applicant must: have two (2) to five (5) years of experience in the practice of law; be a member of the Arizona State Bar; and have a demonstrated interest in ensuring access to justice for all, especially members of our community with low incomes, in the civil justice system by providing high-quality legal advice, advocacy and assistance. Litigation experience is preferred.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, three (3) professional references and two (2) personal references to: sources email@example.com Or Email documents to firstname.lastname@example.org Attention: Human Resources Administrator
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY: Depending on licensure and experience; excellent benefits package, including 12 paid holidays, health and disability insurance, dental insurance, malpractice insurance, educational loan assistance and additional compensation for bilingual ability.
About Community Legal Services
Community Legal Services, Inc. (‘CLS’) is a not-for-profit Arizona law firm incorporated in 1952. CLS provides critically needed civil legal help to more than 50,000 persons annually – through legal work, Community OutReach and Education presentations and activities, the development and distribution of educational materials, and through community based partnerships. To promote ‘equal access to justice for all’, CLS provides high-quality legal advice, assistance and advocacy to low-income Arizonans in certain civil legal matters throughout our services areas.